In My Thoughts – Poppystamps

A reminder of this month’s Poppystamps challenge. We’re celebrating spring with a walk in the garden so we’re asking you to share our love of nature and add a butterfly or flower to your project. For some inspiration, I created a simple sympathy card that I gifted to a friend. I wanted to keep the design thoughtful and simple, but with pops of soft color.

Read More

Welcome Home Baby! – Scrapbook.com

I made a couple cute, welcome baby cards that I’d like to share. I am featuring new stamps from Scrapbook.com and several other items from my stash!

Read More

New Distress Ink Color! – Scrapbook.com

Did you catch Tim Holtz’s live? Are you in love with the new Distress color? Yes and yes! Salvaged patina is so dang pretty! A huge thank you to Scrapbook.com for sending me the new color product line to play around with. I went crazy this week and made several blends, cards, and tried some new techniques.

Read More

LOVE – Poppystamps

I’m back on the Poppystamps blog today with a friendly reminder about this month’s challenge – Sending Rainbows! This month we want you to focus on our favorite colors – ALL of them! All types of projects are welcome, but be sure to use at least one Poppystamps product (stamp or die) on your project. To inspire you to join us, I made a rainbow floral card featuring the Memory Box, All the Happiness stamp and Poppystamps, Embossed Love die. I love, love, love rainbows so this challenge was my cup of tea.

Read More

Paper Crafters Against Racism – IG hop

Hi crafty friends! I’m back with another blog post that is near to my heart. I’m happy to participate and support the goal of the Paper Crafters Unite Against Racism Instagram hop. My talented, caring, amazing IG friend Chay, @hcbc2_handcrafted, has been organizing this hop for over a year now (I believe), and it is…

Read More

Cheers! – Jane’s Doodles

I am so excited to be guest designing for Jane’s Doodles today! I made two cards featuring the Happy Hour stamp set. For both of my cards, I took inspiration from vintage drink posters. I loved the muted, earthy colors and playful designs. I added in a couple more elements – patterns and metallics – to make these cards a little more “me.”

Read More

Rainbow Thanks – Poppystamps

Hey crafters! I’m back with another card as a member of the Poppystamps design team! This time I am showcasing a colorful, easy rainbow card using only a few products. What’s not to love about an impactful, unique card that you can make with only a handful of my supplies?! Disclaimer, I am an alcohol…

Read More

Hedgehog Hello – Poppystamps

(Repost from the Poppystamps blog)Happy Monday, friends! Spring is finally here so I wanted to use our changing season as inspiration for this easy critter card. Aren’t the Whittle critters adorable?! To start, I die cut the second to largest Floral Bloom die from the top-center of my card front. I trimmed the card front…

Read More

Bloomin’ Hello – IG Hop & Giveaway!

Today’s card features Scrapbook.com and Hero Arts products. It is for an IG hop in honor of my friend Daniel! It’s his anniversary of joining the crafty community (we’ve both been at this for about a year – time flies when you’re having fun) so we’re working with a colorful, celebration theme! It wouldn’t be a celebration without a giveaway, and some generous companies have sponsored this IG hop with some fantastic prizes, so please be sure to hop along on Instagram, follow the participants and the companies, and leave comments.

Read More

Smile! – Scrapbook.com

With today’s mini slimline card, I’m sharing two simple ways to use Scrapbook.com’s new product, Pops of Color. For those who may not know, Pops of Color are dimensional, vibrant liquid embellishment that are great to add to any projects. They come in a rainbow of pearlescent colors and can be used in a variety of ways.

Read More